Goldia Ellen Leffler

2 October 1894–November 1978 (Age 84)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Goldia Ellen

When Goldia Ellen Leffler was born on 2 October 1894, in Indiana, United States, her father, Albert Leslie Leffler, was 32 and her mother, Emma Rosetta Rostron, was 21. She married George Roy Creasey on 16 June 1915, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 5 years and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died in November 1978, in Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Roy Creasey
1893–1986
Goldia Ellen Leffler
1894–1978
Marriage: 16 June 1915
Charles Earl Creasey
1916–1985
Mary Frances Creasey
1917–2009
Maurice Creasey
1920–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1915
Shelby, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Charles Earl Creasey

    Male1916–1985Male

    Mary Frances Creasey

    Female1917–2009Female

    Male1920–1939Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker or seller of spoons, a variant of Loeffler .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Golda E Leffler in household of Albert L Leffler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Goldie Leffler in household of Albert Leffler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Goldie Creasey in household of Roy Creasey, "United States Census, 1920"

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